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Arts Council

The Seton Hall University Arts Council supports the integral role of the arts in higher education. The Arts Council, housed within the College of Communication and the Arts, strengthens the cultural vitality of the visual, literary and performing arts for the University campus and the surrounding community. Programming is offered through various distinct programs, including: the Classical Concert Series, Jazz 'n the Hall, Poetry-in-the-Round, the Joseph A. Unanue Latino Institute, the Seton Hall Choral Program, Seton Hall Theatre and the Walsh Gallery.

Programs and Initiatives

Classical Concert Series

Seton Hall Classical Concert Series x320

Presents world-class soloists and ensembles from around the globe. Blending education with artistry, preconcert lectures and workshops are regularly offered to students and the public free of charge. Learn more »

Jazz 'n the Hall

A group shot of the Faculty Jazz Ensemble.

Celebrates America's most influential music by bringing world renowned jazz ensembles to the Seton Hall community. Learn more »

Seton Hall Theatre

A performance of Dido and Aeneas.

Offers a wide variety of theatrical opportunities for students including faculty, visiting directors and student directed main-stage productions and the Theatre Council series. Learn more »

Seton Hall University Choral Program

Seton Hall Choir

Provides students with the opportunity to increase their musical expertise and facility with a variety of programming across the Seton Hall Music Program. Learn more »

The Joseph A. Unanue Latino Institute
Members of the Joseph A. Unanue Institute.

Inspired by the legacy of Joseph A. Unanue, the Latino Institute advances, educates, and transforms students into the next generation of servant leaders in our ever changing global society. Learn more »

Walsh Gallery

A student taking notes on an exhibit in the Walsh Gallery.

Hosts a number of exhibitions yearly ranging in topics from fine art to the historical, with an emphasis on interdisciplinary themes as the primary exhibition space on Seton Hall University's South Orange campus. Learn more »

Poetry-in-the-Round

Nathan Oates and Gary Shteyngart in front of the Poetry-in-the-Round.

Invites the world's most compelling and celebrated writers to read and discuss their works with students and community members. Learn more »

Upcoming Events

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Shakespeare’s Much Ado About Nothing
October 24

The College of Communication and the Arts presents a production of Shakespeare’s Much Ado About Nothing. Tickets are FREE. All performances at South Orange Performing Arts Center (SOPAC).

Shakespeare’s Much Ado About Nothing
October 27

The College of Communication and the Arts presents a production of Shakespeare’s Much Ado About Nothing. Tickets are FREE. All performances at South Orange Performing Arts Center (SOPAC).

Lionel Hampton Big Band
October 29

The College of Communication and the Arts and Jazz ‘n the Hall present the Lionel Hampton Big Band.

The Christmas Cabaret
December 5

The College of Communication and the Arts presents the annual Christmas Cabaret. Tickets are FREE. All performances in Seton Hall’s Theatre-in-the-Round.

The Christmas Cabaret
December 8

The College of Communication and the Arts presents the annual Christmas Cabaret. Tickets are FREE. All performances in Seton Hall’s Theatre-in-the-Round.

Brooklyn Chamber Music Society
February 18, 2020

The College of Communication and the Arts’ Arts Council Classical Concert Series presents the Brooklyn Chamber Music Society. With Ani Kavafian and Carmit Zori, violins; Hsin-Yun Huang, viola; and Edward Arron, cello.

Men On Boats by Jacklyn Backhaus
February 20, 2020

The College of Communication and the Arts presents theatre production of Men On Boats by Jacklyn Backhaus. Tickets are FREE. All performances at Seton Hall’s Theatre-in-the-Round.

Men On Boats by Jacklyn Backhaus
February 23, 2020

The College of Communication and the Arts presents theatre production of Men On Boats by Jacklyn Backhaus. Tickets are FREE. All performances at Seton Hall’s Theatre-in-the-Round.

Jonathan Biss, piano
March 18, 2020

The College of Communication and the Arts’ Arts Council Classical Concert Series presents an all-Beethoven evening with renowned pianist Jonathan Biss.

Jazz Meets Broadway
March 24, 2020

The College of Communication and the Arts and Jazz ‘n the Hall present, “Jazz Meets Broadway.” Performances at the South Orange Performing Arts Center (SOPAC).

Summer of ’42, Theatre Production
April 20, 2020

The College of Communication and the Arts presents Spring musical production, “Summer of ’42,” Book by Hunter Foster, Music and Lyrics by David Kirshenbaum, based on the screenplay by Herman Rauch. Tickets are FREE. All performances at SOPAC.

Summer of ’42, Theatre Production
May 1, 2020

The College of Communication and the Arts presents Spring musical production, “Summer of ’42,” Book by Hunter Foster, Music and Lyrics by David Kirshenbaum, based on the screenplay by Herman Rauch. Tickets are FREE. All performances at SOPAC.

Summer of ’42, Theatre Production
May 3, 2020

The College of Communication and the Arts presents Spring musical production, “Summer of ’42,” Book by Hunter Foster, Music and Lyrics by David Kirshenbaum, based on the screenplay by Herman Rauch. Tickets are FREE. All performances at SOPAC.

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